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Chinyere Ugwanyi NP

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM
Sundayfrom 08:00 AM to 09:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

The first session, as with all Thriveworks therapists, will involve talking through your needs and goals for therapy — whether those involve managing depression, anxiety, relationship problems, or another mental health challenge. This will enable you to receive the very best care, as a personalized treatment plan will then be developed for subsequent sessions. Thriveworks helps people live happier, more fulfilling lives. Clients are guided and supported as they work through their unique mental health challenges – and, along the way, shown the life-changing power of therapy.

What is your style/approach to therapy?

I offer a variety of counseling approaches including CBT / Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems.

What should we know about your experiences and background?

Chinyere is a Board-Certified, Licensed Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a BSN degree from Shenandoah University, an MSN degree from the University of Cincinnati, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Chatham University all with honors. Chinyere has 13 years of healthcare experience with 12 years of that as a psychiatric nurse and 7 years of experience as a nurse practitioner, providing psychiatric evaluation, treatment, and medication management to patients with varying degrees of mental illness, in inpatient/outpatient settings. In addition, Chinyere has worked in a major community mental health system alongside nursing homes and feels comfortable working with a variety of mental and behavioral health conditions, including serious mental illnesses She has expertise in treating mainly adult patients but can work with adolescent patients as well. She treats patients with disorders that include anxiety, depression, personality disorders, ADHD, PTSD, substance abuse, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Chinyere s approach to care for her patients is straightforward and clear. She is very professional, caring, respectful, and strives to offer personalized mental health services. Chinyere seeks to build a lasting therapeutic relationship with you while showing empathy with listening ears to your mental health concerns. Her ultimategoal is to provide every patient with the highest quality care while empowering them to live a successful, fulfilled life, alongside being in control of their mental health.




General Expertise




Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


In-Network Insurance




Cigna EAP





First Session$350
Individual Therapy$255
Marriage & Couples Counseling$255
Family Therapy$255
Group Therapy$255

Types of Therapy

Individual Therapy

Marriage & Couples Counseling

Family Therapy

Group Therapy


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Eclectic Therapy


  • Virginia, NP, 24175875


Master of Nursing, University of Cincinnati, OH

Work History


Online Therapy

Office at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Alexandria, Alexandria, VA

Frequently Asked Questions About Chinyere Ugwanyi, NP

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Chinyere Ugwanyi, NP, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Chinyere Ugwanyi accepting new clients?

Yes, Chinyere Ugwanyi is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia and in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Alexandria, 6076 Franconia Rd Suite D, Alexandria, VA, 22310.

Does Chinyere Ugwanyi accept insurance?

Yes, Chinyere Ugwanyi accepts insurance, including Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Cigna EAP, Humana, Medicare and Optum.

What types of therapy does Chinyere Ugwanyi offer?

Chinyere Ugwanyi offers therapy for couples, families, groups and individuals.

Does Chinyere Ugwanyi offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Chinyere Ugwanyi offers in-person appointments at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Alexandria, 6076 Franconia Rd Suite D, Alexandria, VA, 22310.

Does Chinyere Ugwanyi offer online therapy?

Yes, Chinyere Ugwanyi offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Virginia.

How quickly can I see Chinyere Ugwanyi?

Chinyere Ugwanyi typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Chinyere Ugwanyi speak?

Chinyere Ugwanyi conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Chinyere Ugwanyi online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Chinyere Ugwanyi online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.